The Climb - Pierre-Antoine Hiroz - France
The Climb (Altitudes, 2017)
Director: Pierre-Antoine Hiroz
After more than two decades away from her childhood home, a seasoned climbing champion returns to bid farewell to her father. The visit will soon turn into her toughest physical and emotional challenge. Eurochannel premieres The Climb, a riveting drama set in the French Alps.
The Climb follows Isabelle, one of the most experienced climbers in the world. She returns to climb the only mountain that has resisted her, the Roches Brunes, overlooking the family hotel that saw her grow up. Upon arrival, she meets her childhood sweetheart, an encounter that will change her path. This return becomes an opportunity to settle not only the battles she has inside but also the emotional scars from her past.
A production with a stunning setting, The Climb takes viewers to the heart of the Alps for a whirlwind of emotions. The filming took place in the Val d'Anniviers, a Swiss Alpine valley on the northern slopes of the Pennine Alps. In this majestic setting, Isabelle is forced to challenge the limits of her strength. Enduring the physical pain and hardships of the mountain, she will also face the demons from her past.
Eurochannel invites you to one of the most jaw-dropping landscapes of Europe to feel the thrill and challenges of climbing the Alps. She is sure to reach the summit, but will she ever come back?